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Fiona Shen

Fiona Shen is a student currently attending Havergal College. She has had lots of public speaking experiences involving debate and MUN. Her passion for public speaking has channelled into different leadership positions such as being the head of Debate, MUN executive at her school, and writer. She is also the founder of her school’s public speaking club and was part of a debate organization that has hosted debate rounds and debate tournaments. Fiona channels her passion in MUN and debate through judging and chairing at conferences and tournaments. Outside of school, she enjoys playing ice hockey and has recently engaged in rugby. She hopes to channel her passion for public speaking into something that can help other members of the community to succeed in public speaking. 

Some of her MUN achievements include best delegate in the 2021 Harvard MUN conference, best delegate at Oxford MUN 2021, best delegate at the Canadian Annual international MUN 2021, outstanding delegate at Yale MUN 2022, and Outstanding delegate at Oxford MUN 2020. Some debate awards include several awards from Georgetown University, Harvard University, Yale university and Stanford university.

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Weekly classes: Thursday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

Where: Zoom

Requirement: Age 12+, application required

Term: March 31 - June 2

Total Sessions: 8

Cost: $40 CAD for the term

E-Transfer: 

ontario.operations@unitedspeakers.org

This course expands on everything taught in the intermediate classes, and puts a specialized focus on Model UN. Students learn even more about Model UN, and begin to compete in MUN competitions representing USG. Classes are taught by mentors who have many accolades and national recognition in the world of Model UN. In Model UN, students represent different countries and engage in debate based on various topics. This class is perfect for those who are interested in going into diplomacy and foreign trade. 

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Fiona Shen is a student currently attending Havergal College. She has had lots of public speaking experiences involving debate and MUN. Her passion for public speaking has channelled into different leadership positions such as being the head of Debate, MUN executive at her school, and writer. She is also the founder of her school’s public speaking club and was part of a debate organization that has hosted debate rounds and debate tournaments. Fiona channels her passion in MUN and debate through judging and chairing at conferences and tournaments. Outside of school, she enjoys playing ice hockey and has recently engaged in rugby. She hopes to channel her passion for public speaking into something that can help other members of the community to succeed in public speaking. 

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Fiona Shen

Awards:

  • Harvard Global Model United Nations,, Best Delegate (2021)

  • Oxford Global Model United Nations, Best Delegate (2021)

  • Oxford Global Model United Nations, WHO, Outstanding Delegate (2020)

  • Canadian Annual Highschool Model United Nations, Best delegate (2021)

  • Canadian Annual International Highschool Model United Nations (CAIMUN), WHO, Best delegate (2021) 

  • Winner of the Georgetown’s Spring Public Forum Debate Tournament (2021)

  • Semifinalist of the Georgetown's Fall public Forum Debate Tournament (2021) 

  • Semifinalist of the Georgetown’s Fall Public Forum Debate Tournament (2020)

  • Semifinalist of Duke Invitational Public Forum Tournament (2021) 

  • Top 5 speakers at the Georgetown's Fall public Forum Debate Tournament (2021) 

  • Double-Octofinalist of the 47th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament (2021)

  • Octofinalist of the 35th Annual Stanford Invitational Forensics Tournament (2021)

  • Octofinalist of the Georgetown’s Fall Public Forum 2019)

  • Octofinalist at the Yale University Invitational Public Forum Debate Tournament (2021)

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